Bolivia inaugurates Science and Technology Research Center to develop domestic lithium production

Bolivia's president Luis Arce on Thursday (2) inaugurated the Center for Research in Science and Technology of Materials and Evaporites in the municipality of Yocalla, located in the department of Potosí.

RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL - "We are making history by inaugurating Bolivia's Center for Research in Science and Technology of Materials and Evaporites in Yocalla, Potosío. We will develop science and technology to industrialize our lithium for the benefit of Bolivians,"  President Arce said.

Arce recalled that Bolivia is home to the world's largest lithium reserves, with the state having invested over 58 million Bolivianos (US$8 million) in infrastructure and 36 million Bolivianos in the most advanced mining equipment.

He also stressed the power of science and technology which, coupled with the amount of resources available to . . .

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